The following censorship instructions, issued to the media by government authorities, have been...
by Josh Rudolph | Jan 16, 2018
Prominent Chinese human rights lawyer Yu Wensheng, who has vocally criticized Xi Jinping’s...
by Samuel Wade | Jun 6, 2017
Reuters’ Christian Shepherd reports that rights lawyer Jiang Tianyong was arrested last week...
by Sophie Beach | Dec 21, 2015
Following his trial on December 14, rights lawyer Pu Zhiqiang was given a three-year suspended...
by Mengyu Dong | Oct 25, 2012
As Bo Xilai awaits criminal charges, family and friends have accused the Chinese government of setting obstacles in the path of any independent legal defense. From William Wan at The Washington Post: Bo’s immediate family has...
by Samuel Wade | Jul 26, 2012
Xinhua reports that Gu Kailai, wife of Bo Xilai, and Zhang Xiaojun, a family aide, have been charged with the “intentional homicide” of British businessman Neil Heywood. Heywood’s death in November last year...
by Paulina Hartono | Nov 18, 2009
Innocent until proven guilty? That is the question some are asking during the Chongqing corruption trial, given the public’s treatment of the defense lawyers. More details, and questions on how this bears on China’s...
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